The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 129 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 1.55% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £338 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £295 £135
% change year-on-year
+44.23% +119.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.38 £12.25 £27.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% -55.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £9.00 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £15.00 £35.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
610 516 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 19.16% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 261 231
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 71
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the West Midlands region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the West Midlands region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +13 2 £275 -
Warwickshire -1 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) IPv4
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) IPv4
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Aruba
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware